The Data: Strong first-half performance seals it for Barcelona against Getafe

The La Liga game on Sunday between Barcelona and Getafe was decided already in the first half. The home side Barca were up 2-1 by half time and that lead stood until the final whistle.

The hosting team Barcelona started the match at pace and took the lead straight away already from the kickoff. After only 2 minutes Sergi Roberto scored, with an assist from Jordi Alba.

Getafe equalised to make it 1-1, as Sandro Ramirez scored, with an assist by Carles Alena, in the 19th minute.

Barcelona took the lead after half an hour’s play as Memphis Depay netted, with an assist by Frenkie De Jong. The second half was goalless and the match ended with a 2-1 win for Barcelona.

The last meeting between the teams ended in a 5-2 home win for Barcelona in April 2021.

Barcelona are unbeaten at home, after one game.

Barcelona have scored 7 goals. At home ground they have scored 6 goal. They’ve conceded 4 goals in total.

Getafe have scored 1 goals in this campaign. Away from home they have scored 1 goal. They’ve conceded 4 goals in total.

Barcelona have opened the score in 1 of their 2 of the games, and have a winning ratio of 100 percent when scoring the first goal.

In the next games in the La Liga, Barcelona will play Sevilla (away) on 2021-09-11, Granada (home) on 2021-09-19 and Cadiz (away) on 2021-09-22. Getafe play Elche (home) on 2021-09-13, Rayo Vallecano (away) on 2021-09-19 and Atletico Madrid (home) on 2021-09-22.